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A Graduate Trainee Management / Systems Accountant is required on a PERMANENT basis by CareerWise Recruitment for our client; a Tipperary-based Meat Processing Company. The role combines weekly and monthly management / financial reporting with cost control and ERP systems development initiatives.

Role of this position

  • Involved in weekly accounts preparation/reporting with responsibility for specific cost/revenue centres - insight into importance of weekly accounts in controlling & driving the performance of a business
  • Management Accounting reporting; interaction with Operations on product yields, stock control/valuations and labour costs etc
  • Financial Accounting; monthly accounts preparation and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Financial modelling - Budgeting/Rolling forecasts; 52 week Budget/Rolling Forecast model. Insight into the interaction of the Budget/Rolling Forecast model with Weekly/Monthly Reporting
  • Systems Development from a Finance perspective:
  • To develop the accounting systems and related financial processes to meet the changing needs of the organisation
  • ERP system development across the various Finance modules including systems implementation and testing
  • Development (& testing) of Management/Financial Reports utilising Business Intelligence reporting software
  • Enhanced cost management by fully utilising ERP functionality and BOM details
  • Automate and enhance the integration of Accounts Payable processes with Supply Chain and Warehouse functions
  • Develop enhanced system based internal controls
  • Propose and delivery process business improvements
  • Collaborate with the IT Department and technology product teams to develop new solutions and enhance existing ones
  • Ad hoc Financial Project work


  • A Relevant Bachelor degree
  • A minimum 2:2 result
  • Recent Graduate (within the last 12 months)
  • Desire to embark on further studies as Chartered, Management or Certified Accountant

Please call Aisling O'Hagan-Yil today for further information on 021- 2427410 or email:
CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence) Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent.

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Accounting & Finance

Cork Office

CareerWise Recruitment. EastGate Village, EastGate, Little Island, Cork.

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 1900